Mindoro Climbing Rat


Mindoro Climbing Rat
Mindoro Climbing Rat
Temporal range: Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Anonymomys
Musser, 1981
Species: A. mindorensis
Binomial name
Anonymomys mindorensis
Musser, 1981

The Mindoro Climbing Rat or Mindoro Rat (Anonymomys mindorensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in the Philippines. It is the only species in the genus Anonymomys. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ Heaney, L. & Esselstyn, J. (2008). Anonymomys mindorensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 14 February 2009.